Richard Collett

  • Richard Collett
    Richard is an award-winning travel writer based in Southwest England who’s addicted to traveling off the beaten track. He’s traveled to 75 countries and counting in search of intriguing stories, unusual destinations, and cultural curiosities.

    Richard loves traveling the long way round over land and sea, and you’ll find him visiting quirky micronations and breakaway territories as often as he’s found lounging on a beach (which is a lot).

    When he’s not writing for BBC Travel, National Geographic, or Lonely Planet, you can find Richard writing for the Wandering Wheatleys or updating his off-beat travel blog, Travel Tramp.

The Best Hotels in Ljubljana, Slovenia

The Best Hotels in Ljubljana, Slovenia

If you’re looking for a highly underrated European destination, look no further than the picture-perfect Slovenian capital Ljubljana. It’s a dynamic destination, perfect for off-the-beaten-path travelers searching for a new adventure in the Balkans.  Surrounded by alpine mountains, gorgeous countryside, and beautiful central European scenery, Ljubljana is a center for outdoor activities as well as

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Traditional Slovenian Foods you Must Try in Slovenia

15 Traditional Slovenian Foods You Have to Try

Slovenia is Europe’s most surprising foodie destination. Sandwiched between Hungary, Croatia, Austria, and Italy, this small nation is surrounded by culinary powerhouses, but that just means the competition is fierce, and the culinary influences are diverse. Slovenian cuisine has seemingly been shaped by its neighbors. Thick stews laced with paprika are reminiscent of Hungarian one-pot

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